Mary ellen walks you through how to use an easy rating sheet to look at the health of the riparian ecosystem.
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Learn how to look at soil content using the Munsell color system and a sediment jar to investigate what the soil is made up of.
Learn how to use Headwaters’ research methods to create your own science journal and then put it to the test in this 7-day science project.
Learn how to observe insect populations by creating your own insect pitfall trap.
Aquatic macroinvertebrates help us understand the health of our waterways. In this lesson, Mary ellen shows you how to locate them within a stream or river and identify what’s there.
Learn how to test the speed of flowing water using materials from around the house. This experiment is often the foundation of many other water quality and species population experiments in waterways.
Learn about the process by which plants absorb and expel water to obtain its nutritional benefit.
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Learn how to use household materials to create your own insect catching net.
The second video lesson in our series on creating a research project around animal behavior using online animal cams.